Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria

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The Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria (RASV) was founded in 1848, when a group of Melbourne's leading citizens formed the Agricultural Society of Victoria with the aim of "furthering the quality of Australia's primary production by means of contests and competitions". [1] [2] [3] [4]

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RASV promotes the development of and celebrates agriculture through agricultural events and food and drinks awards programs.

RASV's flagship event, the Royal Melbourne Show attracts around 450,000 people each year.

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  1. "Archived copy". www.rasv.com.au. Archived from the original on 17 September 2013.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. "Melbourne Royal® | About Us".
  3. "Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria".
  4. http://collections.museumsvictoria.com.au/articles/1620